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EEE712 - The Strategic Academic

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:C Campbell
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note: The unit includes a core module with choice within elective modules.

Content

The unit will prepare participants to situate or further develop themselves and their teaching in the tertiary sector in relation to the multiple roles of an academic in teaching, research and development, administration and community service. Topics include Institutional governance, management, strategic plans, the roles and effects of policies, rules and regulations and their applications; quality assurance and risk management; ethical and legal issues impacting on the academic; national and international higher education systems; formal/informal leadership roles; and developing a research culture and research-based teaching culture. There is opportunity to incorporate into the work of the unit professional development modules conducted by Human Resources.

Assessment

Two individual projects of 3000 words (or equivalent) each. In Project 1 participants will develop a personal plan grounded in required institutional knowledge that reflects their personal goals, the institution's strategic goals and operational plans. In Project 2, participants select one or more areas from their personal plan for further exploration and investigation in relation to their own career development.

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